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Matthew 1 The Royal Bloodline of Christ

Mat 1:17 So all the generations from Abraham to David [are] fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon [are] fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ [are] fourteen generation

I wanted to start from verse 17 and then go back for a reason. If you read this from verse 1 through you may well miss an important truth. There were 14 generations from Abraham to David, then another 14 generations from David to the carrying away into Babylon, then another 14 from the carrying away till the birth of Jesus Christ. So what I am going to do is set it up so you can see it.

Matthew 1 1The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; 3And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram; 4And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson begat Salmon; 5And Salmon begat Booz of Ra…

A Thanksgiving Tale

Martian Luther 10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546 was a German friar, Catholic priest, professor of theology he was originally an Augustinian friar. He became disillusioned with the Roman Catholic Church. You need to understand that the Roman Church had the full power of the Government behind it so it could enforce its point of view on everyone and if they didn’t follow along they would be put to death. Luther led the Protestant Reformation. The reasons that caused Luther to lead this reformation are:      He felt that the Roman Catholic Church was corrupt and needed to be reformed.     Bibles were only available in Latin and therefore not available to most people.      Priest would be willing to sell forgiveness so that left out all but the wealthy and well educated from forgiveness.

So to put it in a simple form he thought the Church was motivated by greed and not teaching from the word.  Luther in 1517 wrote out his Ninety-Five Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgence and tac…